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[Korea - North] Diplomats and Deceit: North Korea’s Criminal Activities in Africa (PDF)

North Korean defectors interviewed for this report have claimed that significant quantities of tobacco and cigarettes have also been shipped from Africa to North Korea...diplomats frequently took advantage of duty-free allocations to buy cigarettes and
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (ch)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korea waging nonsmoking campaign as Kim Jong-un not seen smoking in 2 months

North Korea has actively launched a nonsmoking campaign and even set up research stations across the country to get people to stop smoking, according to North Korean media reports. In a report picked up in Seoul, the North's official
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 19, 2016 23:24
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[Korea - North] North Korea defector reveals late leader's fears over libido and diabetes

Scientists were tasked with developing aphrodisiacs ...They were also asked to replicate the leader's favorite western brand of cigarette - Rothmans - with tobacco imported from Africa. The scientists were sworn to secrecy and could not even tell their fa
Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
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[Korea - North] North Korea Making Counterfeit Japan Cigarettes, Sankei Says

Bloomberg News
added Dec 9, 2007 00:00
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[Korea - North] North Korea’s anti-smoking campaign may have finally reached Kim Jong Un

There are plenty of reasons to be suspicious about the idea that the North Korean leader may have given up his beloved smokes, however. South Korean media reports on the North are often unreliable. Additionally, Kim's relationship with cigarettes goes ba
Washington Post
added May 19, 2016 23:22
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[Korea - North] North Korea evading UN luxury goods ban to smoke, drink, drive: panel

Ten thousand rolls of tobacco, 12 bottles of Sake, and a handful of second-hand Mercedes-Benz cars are among the latest reported breaches by North Korea of a U.N. ban on luxury goods sales to the reclusive state, according to a confidential draft U.N. rep
Reuters
added May 18, 2012 05:12
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un calls for North Korea to create a world-class auto industry as he inspects ancient machinery on visit to a truck factory (and shows health and safety will be no obstacle by smoking a cigarette)

Kim also showed that health and safety rules do not apply to semi-divine dictators as he blithely held a cigarette in his hand next to a rusty conveyor belt and a computer that looks as old as the factory itself.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:28
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[Korea - North] Russian ferry operator involved in shipping N. Korean cargo to China

with a plan to reload the cargo onto a non-North Korean ship bound for Foshan in southeastern China. The Mangyongbong returned to Rason with tobacco and mahjong game tables
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:08
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[Korea - North] Meet Kim Jong-un, a Moody Young Man With a Nuclear Arsenal

Analysts say Mr. Kim seems to be trying to tap into nostalgia for his grandfather, Kim Il-sung...appears to have adopted his grandfather’s slow gait, beaming smile, closely cropped hair and even his way of holding a cigarette.
New York Times
added Aug 11, 2017 01:53
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